pamphlets

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Summary: Printed publications usually having a format with no binding and no cover and having fewer than some set number of pages. They are often devoted to a single subject.

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  1. ncbi Designing and evaluating parent educational materials
    Karin Gracey Menghini
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Hutzel Women s Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 5:273-83. 2005
  2. pmc Public perceptions, anxiety, and behaviour change in relation to the swine flu outbreak: cross sectional telephone survey
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 339:b2651. 2009
  3. ncbi Why organizations continue to create patient information leaflets with readability and usability problems: an exploratory study
    Iddo Gal
    Department of Human Services, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Eshkol Tower, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Health Educ Res 20:485-93. 2005
  4. pmc A randomised controlled trial of self-help interventions in patients with a primary care diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome
    A Robinson
    Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, Manchester M6 8HD, UK
    Gut 55:643-8. 2006
  5. ncbi Motivating mothers to prevent caries: confirming the beneficial effect of counseling
    Philip Weinstein
    Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, School of Dentistry, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:789-93. 2006
  6. ncbi Developing an 'interactive' booklet on respiratory tract infections in children for use in primary care consultations
    Nick Francis
    South East Wales Trials Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 73:286-93. 2008
  7. ncbi Effect of motivational interviewing on rates of early childhood caries: a randomized trial
    Rosamund Harrison
    University of British Columbia, Oral Health Sciences, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Pediatr Dent 29:16-22. 2007
  8. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of a standardized educational intervention for patients with cancer pain
    Melanie R Lovell
    Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:49-59. 2010
  9. ncbi Listeria awareness among new mothers in Western Australia
    S Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:362-7. 1999
  10. ncbi A randomized trial of a church-based diabetes self-management program for African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Carmen D Samuel-Hodge
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:439-54. 2009

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  1. ncbi Designing and evaluating parent educational materials
    Karin Gracey Menghini
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Hutzel Women s Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 5:273-83. 2005
    ..Additionally, the article identifies strategies to honor the cultural needs of families and actively involve families in the development of parent-education materials...
  2. pmc Public perceptions, anxiety, and behaviour change in relation to the swine flu outbreak: cross sectional telephone survey
    G James Rubin
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychological Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 339:b2651. 2009
    ..To assess whether perceptions of the swine flu outbreak predicted changes in behaviour among members of the public in England, Scotland, and Wales...
  3. ncbi Why organizations continue to create patient information leaflets with readability and usability problems: an exploratory study
    Iddo Gal
    Department of Human Services, University of Haifa, Mt Carmel, Eshkol Tower, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Health Educ Res 20:485-93. 2005
    ..It is suggested to adopt a broad ecological view of the environments in which patient education materials are created and deployed. Implications for practice and for future related research are discussed...
  4. pmc A randomised controlled trial of self-help interventions in patients with a primary care diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome
    A Robinson
    Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, Manchester M6 8HD, UK
    Gut 55:643-8. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the impact of two self-help interventions on consultation rates and symptom severity in patients with a primary care diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome...
  5. ncbi Motivating mothers to prevent caries: confirming the beneficial effect of counseling
    Philip Weinstein
    Dental Public Health Sciences, University of Washington, School of Dentistry, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:789-93. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of a motivational interviewing (MI) counseling visit with traditional health education for mothers of young children at high risk of developing dental caries...
  6. ncbi Developing an 'interactive' booklet on respiratory tract infections in children for use in primary care consultations
    Nick Francis
    South East Wales Trials Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 73:286-93. 2008
    ..To construct a systematic process for developing an 'interactive' booklet for use in primary care consultations and to use this process to develop a booklet on respiratory tract infections in children...
  7. ncbi Effect of motivational interviewing on rates of early childhood caries: a randomized trial
    Rosamund Harrison
    University of British Columbia, Oral Health Sciences, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Pediatr Dent 29:16-22. 2007
    ..The purposes of this randomized controlled trial were to: (1) test motivational interviewing (MI) to prevent early childhood caries; and (2) use Poisson regression for data analysis...
  8. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of a standardized educational intervention for patients with cancer pain
    Melanie R Lovell
    Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:49-59. 2010
    ..Published literature has not defined the effectiveness of standardized educational tools that can be self-administered in the general oncology population with pain...
  9. ncbi Listeria awareness among new mothers in Western Australia
    S Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:362-7. 1999
    ..To assess awareness, knowledge and behaviour relating to Listeria among recent mothers (12 weeks post-partum) in Western Australia and determine the usefulness of a Listeria information pamphlet...
  10. ncbi A randomized trial of a church-based diabetes self-management program for African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Carmen D Samuel-Hodge
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health and Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7426, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:439-54. 2009
    ..The MI received standard educational pamphlets by mail. Outcomes were assessed at 8 and 12 months; the primary outcome was comparison of 8-month A1C levels.
  11. ncbi A comparison of two short education programs for improving low back pain-related disability in the elderly: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Francisco Kovacs
    Departamento Cientifico, Fundacion Kovacs, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1053-9. 2007
    ..Cluster randomized clinical trial...
  12. ncbi Information and advice to patients with back pain can have a positive effect. A randomized controlled trial of a novel educational booklet in primary care
    A K Burton
    Spinal Research Unit, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2484-91. 1999
    ..A double-blind, randomized controlled trial of a novel educational booklet compared with a traditional booklet for patients seeking treatment in primary care for acute or recurrent low back pain...
  13. ncbi A randomized study to decrease the use of potentially inappropriate medications among community-dwelling older adults in a southeastern managed care organization
    Donna M Fick
    Department of Medicine and Center for Healthcare Improvement, Medical College of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:761-8. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi [Do media reports and public brochures facilitate informed decision making about cervical cancer prevention?]
    A Neumeyer-Gromen
    Max Planck Institut für Bildungsforschung, Harding Center for Risk Literacy, Lentzeallee 94, 14195, Berlin, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:1197-210. 2011
    ..Minimum requirements were fulfilled by 1/220 vaccination and 1/20 screening reports. At present, informed decision making based on media coverage is hardly possible...
  15. pmc Screening and brief interventions for hazardous alcohol use in accident and emergency departments: a randomised controlled trial protocol
    Simon Coulton
    Centre for Health Service Studies, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:114. 2009
    ..Further the majority of primary research has been conducted in single centre and there is little evidence of the wider issues of generalisability and implementation of brief interventions across emergency departments...
  16. pmc Assessment of impact of information booklets on use of healthcare services: randomised controlled trial
    D Heaney
    Department of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 322:1218-21. 2001
    ..To investigate the possibility of a differential effect on health service use between two information booklets...
  17. pmc Effect of using an interactive booklet about childhood respiratory tract infections in primary care consultations on reconsulting and antibiotic prescribing: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Nick A Francis
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN
    BMJ 339:b2885. 2009
    ....
  18. pmc Randomised controlled factorial trial of dietary advice for patients with a single high blood pressure reading in primary care
    Paul Little
    University of Southampton, Division of Community Clinical Sciences, Primary Medical Care Group, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:1054. 2004
    ..To assess the effect of brief interventions during the "watchful waiting" period for hypertension...
  19. ncbi Discrepancy between older clients' ability to read and comprehend and the reading level of written educational materials used by occupational therapists
    Janelle Griffin
    Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Occup Ther 60:70-80. 2006
    ..The sociodemographic and literacy characteristics that influenced clients' reading ability and comprehension were investigated...
  20. ncbi From making pamphlets to making policies: results from a collaborative training to increase knowledge, motivation, and self-efficacy for achieving public health policy and systems change
    Julia A Dilley
    Multnomah County Health Department and Oregon Department of Human Services, Portland, Oregon 97232, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:138S-145S. 2009
    ..This study suggests that an integrated training, using adult learning theory, has led to long-term improvements in capacity among public health staff and partners...
  21. ncbi Information leaflet and antibiotic prescribing strategies for acute lower respiratory tract infection: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, University of Southampton, Highfield, England
    JAMA 293:3029-35. 2005
    ..Acute lower respiratory tract infection is the most common condition treated in primary care. Many physicians still prescribe antibiotics; however, systematic reviews of the use of antibiotics are small and have diverse conclusions...
  22. ncbi Writing wrongs? An analysis of published discourses about the use of patient information leaflets
    M Dixon-Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 52:1417-32. 2001
    ....
  23. pmc Effect of a simple information booklet on pain persistence after an acute episode of low back pain: a non-randomized trial in a primary care setting
    Emmanuel Coudeyre
    Centre de Médecine Physique et Réadaptation Notre Dame, Chamalieres, France
    PLoS ONE 2:e706. 2007
    ..Mass-media campaigns have been known to modify the outcome of low back pain (LBP). We assessed the impact on outcome of standardized written information on LBP given to patients with acute LBP...
  24. pmc Randomised controlled trial of effect of leaflets to empower patients in consultations in primary care
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:441. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of leaflets encouraging patients to raise concerns and to discuss symptoms or other health related issues in the consultation...
  25. pmc Ultra-brief intervention for problem drinkers: research protocol
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2S1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:298. 2008
    ..The major objective of this study is to conduct a randomized controlled trial to establish the effectiveness of an ultra-brief, personalized feedback intervention for problem drinkers...
  26. pmc Effect of educational leaflets and questions on knowledge of contraception in women taking the combined contraceptive pill: randomised controlled trial
    P Little
    Primary Medical Care, Faculty of Health Medicine and Biological Sciences, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton S016 5ST
    BMJ 316:1948-52. 1998
    ..To assess whether provision of educational leaflets or questions on contraception improves knowledge of contraception in women taking the combined contraceptive pill...
  27. ncbi The development and evaluation of a drug information leaflet for patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    J Hill
    Clinical Pharmacology Unit Rheumatism Research, University of Leeds, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Chapeltown Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS7 4SA, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:66-70. 2003
    ..To develop and assess the effectiveness of a drug information leaflet (DIL) for D-penicillamine (DPA) and determine whether additional verbal information provides enhanced benefit...
  28. ncbi Patient education materials about the treatment of early-stage prostate cancer: a critical review
    Angela Fagerlin
    Veterans Administration Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Veterans Administration Healthcare System, and Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0429, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:721-8. 2004
    ..To ensure that patients make informed medical decisions, patient education materials must communicate treatment risks and benefits...
  29. ncbi Evaluation of booklet-based self-management of symptoms in Ménière disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Lucy Yardley
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Psychosom Med 68:762-9. 2006
    ..This study examined the effectiveness of booklet-based education in vestibular rehabilitation (VR) and symptom control (SC) techniques to manage vertigo and dizziness in Ménière disease...
  30. ncbi Assisting women to learn myocardial infarction symptoms
    Deborah Dillon McDonald
    University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2026, USA
    Public Health Nurs 23:216-23. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi Assessing the scientific accuracy, readability, and cultural appropriateness of a culturally targeted smoking cessation program for American Indians
    Christine Makosky Daley
    University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Health Promot Pract 10:386-93. 2009
    ..Based on this project, the SAM can be used in combination with scientific review and input from community members during formative research to assess and modify educational materials for a targeted population...
  32. ncbi The experimental evaluation of an oral cancer information leaflet
    G M Humphris
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Liverpool, UK
    Oral Oncol 35:575-82. 1999
    ..This approach can be used for other health-related issues which require dissemination of information. Three studies have demonstrated the successful application of this design and evaluation model to the area of oral cancer education...
  33. ncbi ["Who is glossary?"--Focus-group evaluation of an evidence-based consumer information brochure on risk of falling and fall prevention in the elderly]
    Astrid Schmitz
    Universitat Witten Herdecke, Fakultät für Medizin, Institut für Pflegewissenschaft
    Pflege 23:267-74. 2010
    ..Our investigation confirms limited acceptance of EBPI which might predominately be caused by unsatisfied expectations and unfamiliarity with this kind of information...
  34. pmc Randomised controlled trial comparing effectiveness of touch screen system with leaflet for providing women with information on prenatal tests
    W Graham
    Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Aberdeen AB25 2ZL
    BMJ 320:155-60. 2000
    ..To compare the effectiveness of touch screen system with information leaflet for providing women with information on prenatal tests...
  35. ncbi Preventing relapse among former smokers: a comparison of minimal interventions through telephone and mail
    T H Brandon
    Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, Tampa 33620, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:103-13. 2000
    ..As predicted, both interventions were effective at attenuating the association between depressive symptoms and poor outcome found in the control condition...
  36. ncbi Evaluation of the readability of ACOG patient education pamphlets. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    M C Freda
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 93:771-4. 1999
    To evaluate whether ACOG's patient education pamphlets comply with the recommended readability level for health education materials intended for the general public.
  37. pmc The effect of using an interactive booklet on childhood respiratory tract infections in consultations: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial in primary care
    Nick A Francis
    South East Wales Trials Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:23. 2008
    ..This paper outlines the protocol for a study designed to evaluate the use of a booklet on respiratory tract infections in children within primary care consultations...
  38. pmc Reducing antibiotic use for acute bronchitis in primary care: blinded, randomised controlled trial of patient information leaflet
    John MacFarlane
    Respiratory Medicine, Nottingham City Hospital
    BMJ 324:91-4. 2002
    ..To assess whether sharing the uncertainty of the value of antibiotics for acute bronchitis in the form of written and verbal advice affects the likelihood of patients taking antibiotics...
  39. ncbi Cervical cancer educational pamphlets: Do they miss the mark for Mexican immigrant women's needs?
    Jennifer L Hunter
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Cancer Control 12:42-50. 2005
    ..Findings show aspects of language, content, reading level, structure, and visual images in 22 cervical cancer pamphlets from 11 health care sites in a Midwest city were not relevant to the learning needs or health literacy levels of ..
  40. ncbi The efficacy of stage-matched and standard public health materials for promoting physical activity in the workplace: the Physical Activity Workplace Study (PAWS)
    Ronald C Plotnikoff
    University of Alberta, Canada
    Am J Health Promot 21:501-9. 2007
    ..To compare the effects of stage-matched and standard print materials for physical activity (PA) change...
  41. ncbi Breast self-examination pamphlets: a content analysis grounded in fear appeal research
    K N Kline
    Department of Communication, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1366, USA
    Health Commun 12:1-21. 2000
    ..Specifically, we used content analysis to isolate messages in BSE pamphlets that are consistent with the variables of severity, susceptibility, response efficacy, and self-efficacy, ..
  42. ncbi Do audio-guided decision aids improve outcomes? A randomized controlled trial of an audio-guided decision aid compared with a booklet decision aid for Australian women considering labour analgesia
    Camille H Raynes-Greenow
    Perinatal Research Group, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Expect 12:407-16. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an audio-guided component: an audio-guided decision aid vs. a stand-alone booklet decision aid...
  43. pmc The relative efficacy of pamphlets, CD-ROM, and the Internet for disseminating adolescent drug abuse prevention programs: an exploratory study
    Jennifer Di Noia
    Columbia University School of Social Work, 622 West 113th Street, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Prev Med 37:646-53. 2003
    ..However, data on the relative efficacy of these newer technologies over conventional print means of dissemination are lacking...
  44. ncbi Patient information leaflets for prostate cancer: which leaflets should healthcare professionals recommend?
    C E Rees
    Behavioural Sciences Section, Division of Psychiatry, University of Nottingham, A Floor South Block, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 49:263-72. 2003
    ..However, randomised controlled trials are needed to examine the impact of these booklets on the psychosocial outcomes of men with prostate cancer...
  45. ncbi Use of a low-literacy patient education tool to enhance pneumococcal vaccination rates. A randomized controlled trial
    T A Jacobson
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Health System, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    JAMA 282:646-50. 1999
    ..Limited or marginal literacy, which affects nearly 100 million Americans, especially the elderly, may contribute to these low rates of immunization...
  46. pmc Randomised controlled trial of self management leaflets and booklets for minor illness provided by post
    P Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 322:1214-6, 1217. 2001
    ..To assess the effectiveness of providing information by post about managing minor illnesses...
  47. pmc Use of evidence based leaflets to promote informed choice in maternity care: randomised controlled trial in everyday practice
    A O'Cathain
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, Sheffield S1 4DA
    BMJ 324:643. 2002
    ..To assess the effect of leaflets on promoting informed choice in women using maternity services...
  48. pmc Health plan decision making with new medicare information materials
    L A McCormack
    Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:531-54. 2001
    ....
  49. ncbi Assessment of the effect upon maternal knowledge of an information leaflet about pain relief in labour
    A Stewart
    Magill Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Anaesthesia 58:1015-9. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi The back home trial: general practitioner-supported leaflets may change back pain behavior
    Lisa Roberts
    Department of Physiotherapy, Southampton University Hospitals Trust, Highfield, Hants, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1821-8. 2002
    ..A single-blind randomized controlled trial of a leaflet developed for people with acute low back pain was compared with the usual general practitioner management of back pain...
  51. ncbi Can a patient educational book change behavior and reduce pain in chronic low back pain patients?
    Brian E Udermann
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, 37 Mitchell Hall, La Crosse, WI 54601, USA
    Spine J 4:425-35. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi A controlled trial of an educational pamphlet to prevent disability after occupational low back injury
    R G Hazard
    Vermont Back Research Center, The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1419-23. 2000
    ..CONCLUSIONS: In this trial, a pamphlet stressing psychosocial recovery issues did not prevent or reduce postinjury pain, health care use, or work absence...
  53. pmc The development of an evidence-based patient booklet for patients undergoing lumbar discectomy and un-instrumented decompression
    A H McGregor
    Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Hospital Campus, London W6 8RF, UK
    Eur Spine J 16:339-46. 2007
    ..Feedback from the evaluations were favourable from both review groups, suggesting that this evidence-based approach to management is acceptable and it has clinical potential...
  54. pmc Effect of providing information about normal test results on patients' reassurance: randomised controlled trial
    Keith J Petrie
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, New Zealand
    BMJ 334:352. 2007
    ..To investigate whether providing information about normal findings before a diagnostic test improves patients' reassurance and reduces anxiety about symptoms...
  55. ncbi Minor illness education for parents of young children
    Helen Robbins
    Moray LHC, Grampian Primary Care Trust, King Edward, Banff, UK
    J Adv Nurs 44:238-47. 2003
    ..This study examines the effect of a minor illness education programme which aimed to increase parents' confidence and knowledge in managing childhood illnesses...
  56. ncbi The impact of a self-help pamphlet on reducing risk drinking among 30- to 49-year-old men in Helsinki, Finland
    Thomas Karlsson
    Alcohol and Drug Research, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, P O Box 220, FIN 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1831-47. 2005
    ..Although the results were encouraging, there is a need for more in-depth studies in the field...
  57. ncbi Evaluation of the quality of patient information to support informed shared decision-making
    W Godolphin
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Health Expect 4:235-42. 2001
    ..e. brought in by patients or given out by family physicians...
  58. ncbi Does stimulating self-care increase self-care behaviour for minor illnesses of Dutch and Turkish inhabitants of a deprived area in The Netherlands?
    Anne Marie C Plass
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 63:97-103. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi Knowledge base and preferred methods of obtaining knowledge of glaucoma patients
    J G M M Hoevenaars
    Department of Ophthalmology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht The Netherlands
    Eur J Ophthalmol 15:32-40. 2005
    ..To gather information regarding patient's understanding of glaucoma and the manner in which patients wish to learn about the disease with the intent of improving patient education...
  60. ncbi Expressing medicine side effects: assessing the effectiveness of absolute risk, relative risk, and number needed to harm, and the provision of baseline risk information
    Dianne C Berry
    Pro Vice Chancellor s Office, University of Reading, Whiteknights House, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AH, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 63:89-96. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of absolute risk, relative risk, and number needed to harm formats for medicine side effects, with and without the provision of baseline risk information...
  61. ncbi Using expert patients' narratives as an educational resource
    Teresa L Swift
    Centre for Ethics in Medicine, University of Bristol, 73 St Michael s Hill, Bristol BS2 8BH, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 57:115-21. 2005
    ..We would encourage health professionals to acknowledge patient expertise and to consider the expertise of certain patients as a valuable educational resource both for themselves and for other patients...
  62. ncbi Nonepileptic seizures: reframing the diagnosis
    Noreen C Thompson
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Nursing, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7220, USA
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 41:71-8. 2005
    ..Protocols for disclosing the diagnosis of psychological pseudoseizures have been developed. However, outcomes have not been carefully studied...
  63. ncbi Information leaflets for venous leg ulcer patients: are they effective?
    M Clarke Moloney
    Department of Vasular Surgery, Mid Western Regional Hospital Limerick, Ireland
    J Wound Care 14:75-7. 2005
    ..To validate the usefulness of written information for patients with venous leg ulcers and test the hypothesis that patients who receive written information retain more knowledge than those who receive verbal information alone...
  64. ncbi Patient education materials for mental health problems in family practice: does location matter?
    M A Craven
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 4A6
    Patient Educ Couns 56:192-6. 2005
    ..This study examines how frequently family physicians display printed educational materials about mental health problems in their practices and where these materials should be located for optimal effect...
  65. ncbi Development, implementation, and evaluation of a continence education package in acute and subacute care settings
    Bev O'Connell
    Cabrini Deakin Centre for Nursing Research, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:101-11. 2005
    ..The objective of the study was to trial and evaluate the effect that a discharge Continence Education Package (CEP) had on patients' continence awareness and management preferences...
  66. ncbi Brief report: a systematic process to design a useful chemotherapy education packet for patients at U.T.M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Amy Gonzalez
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77230 1431, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:40-2. 2006
    ..Providing quality written information in a consistent manner to all patients in a large cancer center presents a challenge...
  67. pmc Increasing patient-initiation of cardiac rehabilitation referral in female percutaneous coronary intervention patients
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Toronto, ON
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 15:23-7. 2005
    ..99, p=.01), and there was a trend toward increased referral when compared to control patients (chi2(1)=2.83, p=.09). Gaps in secondary prevention are noted, and areas for improved referral of women patients to CR are discussed...
  68. ncbi Long-term efficacy of a checklist to improve patient education in cardiology
    Catherine Bolman
    Faculty of Psychology, Netherlands Open University, Valkenburgerweg 177, Postbox 2960, 6401 DL, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 56:240-8. 2005
    ..Process evaluation indicated that the approach used is not sufficiently stimulating for patients to use as a preparation to every visit...
  69. ncbi Patient evaluation of a discharge program following a radical prostatectomy
    B Joyce Davison
    Prostate Centre, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Urol Nurs 24:483-9. 2004
    ..In this study, using two telephone interviews, patient satisfaction with a revised teaching program on one urology unit was evaluated...
  70. ncbi Readability: an important issue impacting healthcare for women with postpartum depression
    M Cynthia Logsdon
    School of Nursing, University of Louisville, KY, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:350-5. 2006
    To evaluate the reading level of depression-screening instruments commonly used in postpartum depression (PPD) and evaluate the reading level of prevalent consumer pamphlets and books on PPD.
  71. ncbi The readability of American Academy of Pediatrics patient education brochures
    Margaret Comerford Freda
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 19:151-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the readability of American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) patient education brochures...
  72. ncbi People with intellectual disabilities and their need for cancer information
    Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
    St George s, University of London, Department of Mental Health Learning Disabilities, Jenner Wing, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:106-16. 2006
    ..They wanted this information, and appeared to be capable of comprehending it. Further development of accessible information materials around cancer and palliative care is needed...
  73. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of smoking cessation for pregnant women to test the effect of a transtheoretical model-based intervention on movement in stage and interaction with baseline stage
    Paul Aveyard
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 11:263-78. 2006
    ..To examine whether, as predicted by the transtheoretical model (TTM), stage-matched interventions will be more effective than stage-mismatched interventions...
  74. ncbi Utility of a Web-based intervention for individuals with type 2 diabetes: the impact on physical activity levels and glycemic control
    Chun Ja Kim
    Ajou University College of Nursing, Suwon, South Korea
    Comput Inform Nurs 24:337-45. 2006
    ..The findings of this study support the value of Web-based and printed material interventions in healthcare counseling. With increasing Web access, the effectiveness of Web-based programs offered directly to patients needs to be tested...
  75. ncbi Effects of a tailored interactive multimedia computer program on determinants of colorectal cancer screening: a randomized controlled pilot study in physician offices
    Anthony Jerant
    Department of Family and Community Medicine DF and CM, University of California Davis UCD School of Medicine SOM, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2300, Sacramento, CA 95817, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 66:67-74. 2007
    ..Screening reduces colorectal cancer (CRC) mortality and is cost-effective, yet uptake is suboptimal. We developed and evaluated a personally tailored interactive multimedia computer program (IMCP) to encourage CRC screening...
  76. pmc Development of a series of patient information leaflets for constipation using a range of cognitive interview techniques: LIFELAX
    Amelia A Lake
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, School of Clinical and Medical Sciences and Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, NE2 4HH, Newcastle, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:3. 2007
    ..This paper describes one aspect of the main study, the development and piloting of the Patient information leaflets (PILs)...
  77. ncbi Developing and testing the effectiveness of an educational booklet about breast self examination on university nursing students' knowledge and practices
    Soheir Ibrahim Sobhy
    Maternity and Gynecological Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alexandria
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 78:341-59. 2003
    ..This should be carried through the use of the currently developed educational booklet about BSE by all Nursing students...
  78. ncbi A tale of two studies: the importance of setting, subjects and context in two randomized, controlled trials of a web-based decision support for perimenopausal and postmenopausal health decisions
    Barry G Saver
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Benedict Building, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 66:211-22. 2007
    ..Web-based decision supports can be rapidly updated and have the potential to improve the quality of patients' decisions. We developed and tested a web-based decision support for peri- and postmenopausal health decisionmaking...
  79. ncbi Informing smokers on additives in cigarettes: a randomized trial
    Jean Francois Etter
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, CMU, Case Postale, CH 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Patient Educ Couns 66:188-91. 2007
    ..To test the acceptability and impact of a booklet on chemical additives in cigarettes...
  80. ncbi Effectiveness of video-based patient information before percutaneous cardiac interventions
    Giuseppe Steffenino
    Struttura Semplice di Emodinamica, Dipartimento Cardiovascolare, Azienda Ospedaliera S Croce e Carle, Cuneo, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:348-53. 2007
    ..A video-based presentation was conducted to improve patient information in our centre. The effectiveness of this new instrument, in addition to the standard information sheet, was assessed...
  81. ncbi The information needs of men with breast cancer
    Rachel Iredale
    Institute of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine, Cardiff University
    Br J Nurs 16:540-4. 2007
    ..Of all healthcare professionals, breast care nurses were described as being most helpful in terms of providing both information and practical support...
  82. ncbi A purpose-based evaluation of information for patients: an approach to measuring effectiveness
    Deb Feldman-Stewart
    Division of Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Cancer Research Institute, Queen s University, Kingston, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 65:311-9. 2007
    ..The study also demonstrated potential novel insight gained by the PIA assessment...
  83. ncbi Does a continence educational brochure promote health-seeking behavior?
    Bev O'Connell
    Southern Health Deakin University, Burwood, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:389-95. 2006
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  84. ncbi A critical review of FDA-approved Medication Guides
    Michael S Wolf
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Division of General Internal Medicine, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:316-22. 2006
    ..To investigate whether consumer-directed, FDA-approved Medication Guides issued for potentially harmful medications are likely to be useful to patients with limited literacy...
  85. ncbi Patient information at discharge--a study of a combined approach
    May Solveig Fagermoen
    Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo, P O Box 1153 Blindern, 0318 Oslo, and Centre for Shared Decision Making and Nursing Research, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet HF, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 63:169-76. 2006
    ..This procedure, developed in an action research project, included a discharge talk with the nurse and an information booklet for the patients to keep...
  86. ncbi Do themes in consumer medicines information literature reviews reflect those important to stakeholders?
    Donald J Nicolson
    School of Healthcare, Baines Wing University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9UT, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 64:112-8. 2006
    ..To compare the themes emerging from a stakeholder workshop on consumers' medicines information with themes in relevant published reviews...
  87. ncbi Pictures and text in instructions for medical devices: effects on recall and actual performance
    Marieke Kools
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 64:104-11. 2006
    ..From an analysis of the affordances and constraints of both devices this effect was expected to be stronger with the inhaler chamber than with the peak flow meter...
  88. ncbi The "extent of information desired"-scale in psychiatric in-patients: a behavioural approach
    Lieven Zwaenepoel
    Drug and Patient Information, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, K U Leuven, Edward van Evenstraat 4, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 62:72-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the "extent of information desired" (EID)-scale through a behavioural approach...
  89. ncbi Getting ready: developing an educational intervention to prepare African American women for breast biopsy
    Patricia K Bradley
    Villanova University College of Nursing, PA 19085, USA
    ABNF J 17:15-9. 2006
    ..The outcomes of this study were culturally tailored study materials to be used in an educational intervention to prepare African American women undergoing a breast biopsy procedure...
  90. ncbi Support for cancer patients: the Bahrain experience
    M S Awadallah
    College of Health Sciences, Nursing Programme, Ministry of Health, Manama, Bahrain
    East Mediterr Health J 12:695-9. 2006
    ..Patients or their families can also page the group to discuss their problems. The main goal of this paper is to share the Bahrain experience of supporting cancer patients, their families and friends...
  91. ncbi Development of a peer education programme for advance end-of-life care planning
    Caroline Sanders
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre NPCRDC, The University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:214, 216-23. 2006
    ..to develop and evaluate an education programme to help older people find out about treatment and care choices at the end of life...
  92. ncbi The effect of an information brochure on patients undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopy: a randomized controlled study
    Florence J van Zuuren
    University of Amsterdam, Department of Clinical Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 64:173-82. 2006
    ..The information provided was based on self-regulation theory, and patients could restrict themselves to reading the summary only...
  93. ncbi The impact of medical terminology on readability of patient education materials
    Kari Sand-Jecklin
    School of Nursing, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 24:119-29. 2007
    ..Findings hold implications for healthcare professionals in relation to the development and evaluation of patient education materials...
  94. ncbi Do women read poster displays on breast cancer in waiting rooms?
    Ali Montazeri
    Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, Tehran, Iran
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:355-8. 2004
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  95. ncbi Assessment of selected patient educational materials of various chain pharmacies
    Otis Kirksey
    Florida A and M University, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health, Tallahassee, Florida 32307, USA
    J Health Commun 9:91-3. 2004
    ..The pharmacist may assist in increasing patient compliance by offering education in a form that is understandable, which increases the likelihood of adherence to desired health behaviors...
  96. ncbi Prescribing wellness: a case study exploring the use of health information brochures
    Jennifer R Jamison
    Department of Chiropractic, Murdoch University, South Street, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:262-6. 2004
    ..A case study was undertaken to ascertain the potential usefulness of brochures as a strategy for encouraging short-term and longer-term acquisition of healthy behaviors at the consumer-health care system interface...
  97. ncbi Decision analysis for newly diagnosed hypertensive patients: a qualitative investigation
    Marjorie C Weiss
    Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 53:197-203. 2004
    ..While views on the decision aid were favourable, it was difficult to determine whether this was due to the individualised cardiovascular risk information it provided or the decision analytic process itself...
  98. ncbi We are the experts: people with asthma talk about their medicine information needs
    David K Raynor
    Pharmacy Practice and Medicines Management Group, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 53:167-74. 2004
    ..We conclude that medicine information leaflets do not currently meet the needs of users and that people who take medicines should be involved in their development and testing...
  99. ncbi Over the counter medicines and the need for immediate action: a further evaluation of European Commission recommended wordings for communicating risk
    Dianne Berry
    School of Psychology, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AL, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 53:129-34. 2004
    ..Finally, we observed no significant difference between people's interpretation of the recommended action descriptors ('immediately' and 'as soon as possible')...
  100. ncbi The impact of describing clinical trial treatments as new or standard
    Cicely E P Kerr
    Department of Psychology, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 53:107-13. 2004
    ..3, P < 0.001). The mere description of a trial treatment as new was insufficient to engender a preference for it over a standard treatment, although it may contribute to preference under certain additional circumstances...
  101. ncbi The effect of preoperative education on anxiety of open cardiac surgery patients
    Kezban Asilioglu
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Patient Educ Couns 53:65-70. 2004
    ..In addition, all patients in the intervention group stated that they were satisfied with the preoperative teaching given by the researcher...

Research Grants62

  1. Nitrites as Antidotes for Hydrogen Sulfide Poisoning
    James Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emergency medicine bulletins/pamphlets issued by several state authorities suggest the use of cyanide antidote kits containing nitrite-thiosulfate, or ..
  2. School Nurse Intervention and After School Exercise Program for Overweight Teens
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..2 months followed by monthly visits over the remaining 6 months to check weight and behavior changes and provide pamphlets on weight and weight management...
  3. Measuring and Reducing Excessive Infant Crying: A Randomized Trial
    Christopher S Greeley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..counseling (American Academy of Pediatrics) or to the intervention (adding nurse instruction plus a video and pamphlets)...
  4. OTHER FUNCTIONS - SBIR PHASE II: TOPIC 53, INNOVATIVE TOOLS, TECHNIQUES AND SOFT
    Robert Levine; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..unreadable] Reminder tools for clinical trial participants, educational resources (pamphlets, public websites), novel and improved consent tools (forms, videos, web-based), and clinical trial costs ..
  5. Promoting Early School Readiness in Primary Healthcare
    Alan L Mendelsohn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at home is facilitated by providing the parent with the tape as well as learning materials and parenting pamphlets incorporating parents'observations and plans...
  6. Social Determinants of HIV Risk and Vulnerability among Black MSM in South Africa
    KIRK JOHN FIERECK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and through discourse analysis of media reports, including posters, conversations, radio chat shows, pamphlets, television stories, and news clippings wil be subjected to a grounded theory approach to data analysis that is ..
  7. INTERNET CONNECTION FOR 5 TUBERCULOSIS INSTITUTIONS
    Paula Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Additionally, each site will be provided 750 pamphlets outlining procedure to use with medical staff requesting access to the Internet...
  8. Support Services for Two National Information Clearinghouses
    JENNIFER ISENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It distributes information packets, pamphlets, fact sheets, and other materials related to metabolic bone diseases.
  9. The Birth of Vaccination
    ANDREA A RUSNOCK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Through a careful analysis of correspondence, pamphlets, illustrations, and the technologies for transferring cowpox lymph, this study places the material culture of ..
  10. Extended Self-Help for Smoking Cessation
    Thomas H Brandon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In contrast, minimal self-help interventions, such as smoking cessation pamphlets or booklets have much wider potential reach, but their efficacy has been very disappointing, with incremental ..
  11. Individual and Contextual Factors Supporting Health Communication via Food Labels
    LISA SOEDERBERG MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..labels can be increased through information processing tasks to a greater extent than through reading food label pamphlets. Information processing strategies and decision quality will be evaluated in light of life course and food ..
  12. Colorectal Cancer Decision Aids in Primary Care
    Joseph A Diaz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Health decision aids are interventions such as pamphlets, video discs, and computer programs, that act as adjuncts to a healthcare provider's counseling and are ..
  13. Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Consumption in Youth Exposed to Alcohol Prenatally
    MARY J O'CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Adolescents in the CG condition will receive educational pamphlets on alcohol use and stress...
  14. NURSING INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE EPSDT UTILIZATION
    MAIJA SELBY HARRINGTON; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The strategies to be tested include mailed pamphlets designed specially for the target population; structured phone calls by a PHN; and structured home visits by a ..
  15. ACCESS TO HEALTH WITH READABLE IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION
    Ada Jacox; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..year long investigation are to (1) develop modified versions of two patient information/consent for treatment pamphlets, Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis and Measles, Mumps, and Rubella, to lower the reading levels and increase ..
  16. Efficacy of DVD Technology in COPD Self-Management Education of Rural Patients
    Michael Stellefson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..groups of 18 patients will be provided with either tailored RVision(tm) DVDs, NHLBI [unreadable] educational pamphlets, both educational interventions concurrently, or usual patient education materials...
  17. A School Nurse-Delivered Intervention for Overweight and At Risk Adolescents
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..biweekly in month 2) to check status regarding weight and behavior changes and deliver a series of standardized pamphlets on weight and weight management...
  18. PHYSICIAN TREATMENT OF TOBACCO USE IN MANAGED CARE
    William Redd; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..physicians receive brief in-office training on how to adhere to the 4 "A's" and stage-based smoking cessation pamphlets to distribute to smokers...
  19. Organ Donation in the Black Community: A Focus on Family
    Kimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Group 2 (Comparison = C) will receive standard donation educational messages in the form of pamphlets and culturally-sensitive videotapes as well as education through the currently available outreach initiatives...
  20. Enhancing Subject Protections through Education
    Michael Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..in-house or available through other medias; * Design, development, and dissemination of electronically published pamphlets and brochures that focus on information for potential research subjects, materials outlining enrolled subjects' ..
  21. INNER HYGIENE IN MODERN HEALTH CULTURE
    JAMES WHORTON; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..will be accomplished through the extensive examination of documents both published (books, journals, magazines, pamphlets, advertisements) and unpublished (memoirs, correspondence, government files) in the United States and England.
  22. REDUCING ADOLESCENTS RISK OF AIDS
    MARY GILLMORE; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..One is a minimal intervention using a written format (pamphlets), one is an intermediate level intervention which adds a video with peer models, the third adds role playing, ..
  23. GRADY ASTHMA PROJECT
    ERIC HONIG; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..discussions, one-on-one counseling, videotapes, audiocassettes, skills demonstrations, brochures, posters and pamphlets, role-playing exercises, newsletters, computer-aided instruction, an on-line electronic asthma knowledge base ..
  24. NEW HANOVER BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM
    DANA QUADE; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..In addition, a patient-prompting program using written material (pamphlets, posters, and cards) will remind patients to ask their physicians about BCS...
  25. Improving Health Outcomes through Computer Generation of Reader-Appropriate Texts
    Qing Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of healthcare providers and writers to make materials more readable, today most patient-oriented Web sites, pamphlets, drug-labels, and discharge instructions still require the consumer to have a tenth grade reading level or ..
  26. School Nurse-delivered Smoking Cessation Intervention
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..sessions with the school nurse to check smoking status and deliver a standardized series of informational pamphlets on smoking and cessation...
  27. Latino Eye Health: A Communication Strategy for Diabetes
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Components are envisioned to be radio spots, novellas, posters, mobile booths/show, and pamphlets with clear information on prevention of vision loss for Latinos with diabetes, and on access to eye care ..
  28. MULTIPURPOSE ARTHRITIS CENTER OF HAWAII
    Irwin Schatz; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Center staff maintain a learning center, develop patient education pamphlets, and conduct lectures, grand rounds, symposia or workshops for physicians, allied health professionals, and ..
  29. TARGETING ADULT MINORITY SMOKERS THROUGH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    Ellen Gritz; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..All subjects will receive cardiovascular risk reduction pamphlets. Control subjects will receive smoking cessation pamphlets...
  30. BRIEF SAFER SEX INTERVENTION FOR HIV OUTPATIENT CLINICS
    Jean Richardson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..the clinics during a nine-month period receive the interventions, delivered through professionally printed pamphlets, communication from medical providers during examinations, and goal setter...
  31. COMMUNITY-SPECIFIC MEDIA FOR ALCOHOL PREVENTION
    Kathleen Kelly; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..that produce media materials for a year-long campaign including: newspaper articles; newspaper advertising; pamphlets; visuals and outlines for presentations to community organizations, parent groups, service clubs and adolescents;..
  32. WEIGHT GAIN IN PREGNANCY: STAYING IN THE RANGE
    Christine Olson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..range, a tool for self-monitoring of weight gain in pregnancy, and six motivation and action-promoting pamphlets that encourage goal setting and monitoring of eating and exercise behavior...
  33. BREAST CANCER MINI-SUMMIT WORKSHOP
    Saundra Buys; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The mini-summit will involve more people from these organizations; they will be provided with guest speakers, pamphlets, and resources to pass on and use to tell the homemakers and care givers about the importance of mammography in ..
  34. Reducing Unsafe Drinking in HIV Primary Care
    Deborah Hasin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Group 3 will receive the 30-minute Ml plus HealthCall. All groups will receive NIAAA pamphlets. Follow-up will be at 3, 6 and 12 months. Primary outcomes are drinking quantity and frequency...
  35. COMMUNITY BASED MEDIA PREVENTION CAMPAIGN
    Kathleen Kelly; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..input for computer programs that produce media materials for a year-long campaign including: newspaper articles; pamphlets; visuals and outlines for presentations to community organizations, parent groups and service groups; newspaper ..
  36. COMMUNITY-BASED MEDIA PREVENTION CAMPAIGN
    Kathleen Kelly; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..input for computer programs that produce media materials for a year-long campaign including: newspaper articles; pamphlets; visuals and outlines for presentations to community organizations, parent groups and service clubs; newspaper ..
  37. HYPERTENSION, RISK FOR HYPERTENSION AND HYPOALGESIA
    Christopher France; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This information could be used to identify the best candidates for behavioral and other risk reduction efforts. ..
  38. Preventing Adverse Reactions in Novice Blood Donors
    Christopher R France; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because we are working directly with the American Red Cross, our findings can be quickly translated into practice. ..
  39. An Internet-based intervention for problem drinking
    John Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Secondary hypotheses will address the mediating or moderating role of perceived drinking norms, perceived risk and the problem drinker's social reasons for drinking. ..
  40. Smoking Relapse Among Lung Cancer and Head and Neck Cancer Patients
    VANI SIMMONS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. Enhanced Prescription Drug Label Design to Improve Patient Understanding and Use
    Michael S Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will advance the science related to Rx labeling practices. Findings will directly inform clinical practice and state and federal policies for improving patient medication information and safety. ..
  42. COMMUNITY INTERVENTION TO INCREASE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING
    Victoria Champion; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The primary outcomes at six month and 21 months will be tested by a chi-square statistic using logistic regression with two degrees of freedom. Cost effectiveness analysis is planned for the third aim. ..
  43. Promoting Breast Cancer Screening Via Computer V Phone
    Victoria Champion; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Stage of mammography adoption will be tested using logistic regression with ordinal outcome. Traditional cost and marginal cost-effectiveness analyses are planned. ..
  44. Patient-activated Colorectal Cancer Screening in PCP
    Berta Geller; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By the completion of this project we will have tested the intervention and data collection instruments, and collected the data necessary to plan an intervention trial. ..
  45. The Development of a Health Numeracy Measure
    Marilyn Schapira; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..d. Criterion validity will be tested by evaluating the association of scores on the NUMi with the Medical Data Interpretation Test, the adoption of health protective behaviors, and perceived health. ..
  46. PEER MENTORS FOR ADOLESCENTS IN HIV-AFFECTED FAMILIES
    Stephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Primary outcomes will continue to be defined as in specific aim #1. ..
  47. Social Setting & HIV Risk: Opportunities for Prevention
    William Woods; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. TEST OF A DISSONANCE EATING DISORDER PREVENTION PROGRAM
    Eric Stice; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Thus, the proposed study should be the definitive test of this new promising eating disorder prevention program and should significantly advance our knowledge regarding the prevention of this pervasive psychiatric problem. ..
  49. Acupuncture Treatment for Menopausal Hot Flashes
    Nancy Avis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. SERVICE OUTREACH TO HOMELESS DRUG USERS
    Stephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3) To determine the client characteristics and service process variables which predict entry to and retention in treatment/interventions for drug addiction, as well as other differences in outcomes. ..
  51. RUPP-PI Project
    Michael Aman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S.U. also plans two pilot studies: (a) a randomized clinical trial in 60 children with PDDs and severe ADHD behavior and (b) a study of ziprasidone in 30 children and adolescents with PDDs and highly irritable behaviors. ..
  52. Partnering to Reduce Obesity with Environmental Changes
    Donna Gates; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Health Behavior Change in Cancer Patients and Families
    Carolyn Rabin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This brief assessment study, therefore, has the potential to shed light on an important area of primary and secondary cancer prevention. ..
  54. Attention, Memory, and Executive Function in Fragile X
    Donald Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. Evaluating the Clinical Impact of Simulation & Team Training on OB Safety
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our current work evaluates performance in the simulated environment; this proposal focuses on the translation of simulation and team training to the clinical environment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Multifaceted Oncology Depression Program for Latinos
    Kathleen Ell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..UC. Secondary questions include what is the effect of MODP on symptoms such as pain and fatigue and functional impairment from these symptoms. ..
  57. Delivering Effective Primary Care to Older Adults
    Elizabeth Phelan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. Telephone-Based Genetic Counseling: An Equivalence Trial
    Marc Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. A Team Model of Hypertension Care in African Americans
    Bonnie Svarstad; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The study is unique because it tests relatively simple and low cost interventions in the community pharmacy, an environment which is one of the most readily accessible components of the health care system. ..
  60. SUNNY DAYS HEALTHY WAYS GRADES 6-8 SUN SAFETY CURRICULUM
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....